In this Forbes article, lead author of Strategy&'s Global Innovation 1000 Barry Jaruzelski discusses the results of the 2015 study: Asia became the top destination for corporate R&D spend while Europe dropped to third, a complete reversal from when the data was first examined in 2007.
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BusinessDay TV interviews Strategy& Partner at PwC, Jorge Camarate, on how multinationals are successfully tackling growth in Africa. This interview is a result of the latest Strategy& viewpoint on African capabilities, titled Creating value in Africa.
In an interview with CBS Moneywatch, Strategy&'s Global Innovation 1000 lead author Barry Jaruzelski discusses his thoughts on the results of the 2015 study, Innovation's New World Order, including the shift in destination of R&D funds, the pace at which this shift occurred, and where R&D is moving to.
This Fortune article focuses on Asia becoming the top destination for corporate R&D spending. Strategy&'s 2015 Global Innovation 1000 study, Innovation's New World Order, is the basis for the article, which discusses the globalization of R&D, the study's annual examination of Top R&D spenders and results of its survey of senior R&D executives, naming the Most Innovative companies.
This Financial Times article highlights the challenges of measuring viewership figures across traditional broadcast mediums as more viewers explore different ways to view content. Strategy&’s recent report titled ‘The Digital Future of Creative Europe’ is referenced noting that: “If the service is of value to consumers, they will continue to shift their time to these sites — and the advertising money will ultimately follow.”
This Financial Times article highlights the findings of the 15th Strategy& Chief Executive Study which shows that even planned appointments of CEOs hit total shareholder returns. The study looks at chief executive succession in the world’s 2,500 largest quoted companies by market value. Per-Ola Karlsson, a senior partner at Strategy&, says any change at the top ‘creates a lack of clarity at a company, resulting in a loss of momentum and things stalling or slowing down’.
The Financial Times cites the findings of Strategy&’s 2014 Chief Executive Study which examines chief executive turnover at the world’s 2,500 largest public companies. The research finds that 78% of new male chief executives were insiders, while for women that number was 65%.
In a by-lined article by the Harvard Business Review, Jorg Niessing and James Walker from Strategy& talk about how technological advances in recent years have resulted in three major trends that have revolutionised the business world; Big Data, Digitisation, and Client-Centricity. These trends have changed the types and amounts of data that can be collected, and have encouraged the use of analytical methods to interpret the data so that it can be used for real-time decision making. This is what is called Demand Analytics. Please note the original article is in French.
Public companies in North America made up more than one-third of the world’s 2,500 largest groups by market value last year for the first time since before the financial crisis. The article cites analysis from Strategy&, which shows that the proportion of US and Canadian groups in the top 2,500 ranking is the highest since 2006, when they made up almost 40 percent. But the same numbers from Western Europe and Japan are still below 2006 levels, at 21.6 percent and 8.6 percent respectively.
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